Four O'Clock Flower
Also known as
Marvel Of Peru, Belle De Nuit, False Jalap, Four O'Clock Plant, Garden Jalap, Jalap Plant, Marvel Of The World, Pretty-By-Night, Japanese Wonder Flower, Pearl Of Egypt, Beauty-Of-The-Night, Common Four O'Clock, Four-O'Clock, Marvel-of-Peru, Beauty-of-the-night, Four o'clock flower, Jalap
Mirabilis jalapa boutiers by Pancrat (CC BY-SA 3.0)
5 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Four O'Clock Flower Overview
An unusual, bushy perennial frequently treated as an annual in the UK. A fragrant, trumpet-shaped, multi-coloured profusion of flowers open in the afternoon. A great garden favourite in Victorian times, it's tubers can be lifted & overwintered indoors.
Common problems with Four O'Clock Flower
Generally disease free
How to harvest Four O'Clock Flower
Generally not harvested
Special features of Four O'Clock Flower
Other uses of Four O'Clock Flower
Suits containers/tubs and flower beds/borders in a variety of garden styles from informal cottage to urban patio/courtyard.
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